News for: cancer

Event raises VND1.5 billion for children with cancer

12/16/2019 14:38 - A fund raising event in Ho Chi Minh City on December 15 raised VND1.5 billion (over US$64,400) for children with cancer in the country.

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Vietnam National Cancer Hospital gives hope to patients

07/15/2019 17:41 - In Vietnam nearly 165 thousand new cancer cases are detected each year.

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Partnership for cancer, infertility treatment

06/07/2019 11:28 - A cancer screening and infertility center will be built in Da Nang City.

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Jury finds Monstanto's Roundup cause a man's cancer

03/20/2019 13:22 - A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer of manufacturer, agribusiness giant Monsanto was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer.

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Hi-tech application in cancer treatment

06/14/2017 07:43 - Vietnam ranks 78th in the world in the rate of cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

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Potential to cooperate with Russia on cancer treatment

04/15/2017 20:38 - The Federal Medical-Biological Agency of the Russian Government recently announced the completion of the testing of a medication developed by its the State Research Institute of Highly Pure Biopreparations.

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Free cancer screening nationwide

03/31/2017 13:33 - After Bac Ninh, the free cancer screening campaign nationwide continues in Thanh Hoa, Quang Ninh, Lang Son, Viet Tri City in Phu Tho Province and Vinh City in Nghe An Province.

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Technology illuminates cancer cells

03/02/2017 11:33 - Doctors in Vietnam can now use technology that illuminates cancer cells, helping them to become more detectable and easier to remove during surgery. The first unit to have successfully used this technology is the Tu Du Hospital.


Vietnam heads towards comprehensive cancer treatment

02/23/2017 09:38 - Vietnam is heading towards comprehensive cancer treatment that meets international standards.

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New treatment for cancer announced

08/11/2016 13:54 - This morning, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology officially announced the achievement of applying fucoidan with high levels of sulfate to cancer treatment.

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René Angélil, musician and husband of Celine Dion, dies at 73

01/15/2016 14:00 - René Angélil, musician and husband of singer Celine Dion, dies at the age of 73 on January 14th after a long time battling with cancer.

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Brit Awards 2016 honors David Bowie

01/15/2016 13:00 - A tribute ceremony to music legend David Bowie is confirmed by 2016 Brit Awards. David Bowie died on January 10th at the age of 69 from cancer.

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Actor Alan Rickman dies at 69

01/15/2016 09:00 - Alan Rickman – a famous British actor well-known for portraying Prof. Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series – dies from cancer at 69. The information is confirmed by Rickman’s family.

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Iconic musician David Bowie dies at 69

01/09/2016 00:00 - Legendary singer, producer and composer David Bowie dies at 69 after 18 months battling with cancer.

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Joint efforts in fighting cancer

12/08/2015 16:44 - The Ministry of Health this morning, December 8, held a conference on multidisciplinary co-operation in national cancer prevention.

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Pigeons Pathologists Learn to Detect Cancer

11/14/2015 15:45 - Pigeons can be trained to spot cancer on medical images, a difficult visual task that can take human doctors years to master.

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Satoru Iwata - Nintendo's gaming CEO has passed away

07/13/2015 15:13 - "On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer", said Satoru Iwata.

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